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BRPF: Visa campaign for Vietnamese

  • RC0096-378
  • Series
  • 1965, 1967

The series was acquired with Archives 2, the print finding aid for which states: “In the summer of 1965 the Bertrand Russell Peace Foundation attempted to bring representatives of the National Liberation Front to Britain for public and private mee...

BRPF: World Vietnam Committee

  • RC0096-382
  • Series
  • 1967

The series was acquired with Archives 2, the print finding aid for which states: “The World Vietnam Committee was initiated by the Peace Foundation following the first International War Crimes Tribunal. Many invitations to join the Committee were ...

BRPF: World affairs

  • RC0096-320
  • Series
  • 1954-1970

Series consists largely of correspondence with heads of state and governmental bodies about Russell's global concerns such as political prisoners and treatment of Soviet Jews, the Goldwater US presidential campaign, the Gaza Strip, the Vietnam War...

Ballooning collection

  • RC0190
  • Collection
  • 1784-1956

This collection consists of a variety of artifacts (a coin token, brass and wooden boxes), a barometer, illustrations and art, books, cards, and ephemera about ballooning from the late eighteenth century to the first decades of the twentieth century.

Baron de Boesner collection

  • RC0663
  • Collection
  • 1819-1820

The collection consists of letters addressed to William and Thomas Raikes and Co., and concern credit and payment arrangements.

Boesner, Johann-Joseph, Baron de

Barry Brown fonds

  • RC0081
  • Fonds
  • 1763-1966

The fonds consists of correspondence, book lists and catalogues, financial material, bound manuscript notebooks, scrap books, albums and a series of binders containing photocopies of the title pages and shelf locations of his book collection.

Brown, J. Barry

Basil H. Johnston fonds

  • RC0038
  • Fonds
  • [1860]-2012

The fonds contains material in multiple languages: English, French, Ojibway/Chippewa, Cree, Latin.

Johnston, Basil

Beatty Brothers Limited fonds

  • RC0357
  • Fonds
  • 1912-1975

The fonds consists of genealogical information on the Beatty family, programmes for company events, some financial records, annual reports, and a history of the company published in 1974.

Beatty Brothers Limited

Ben F. Meyer fonds

  • RC0106
  • Fonds
  • 1902-1997

There have been five accruals. The fonds consists of: correspondence; journals and diaries; notebooks and notes; courses and course related material; manuscripts, typescripts and published material; personal documents; material by others; electron...

Meyer, Ben F.

Bernard Freeman Trotter fonds

  • RC0141
  • Fonds
  • 1883-1945

The fonds consists of correspondence, manuscripts, a presentation copy of A Canadian Twilight, and printed material, as well as additional material related to Trotter.

Trotter, Bernard Freeman

Bertram Neville Brockhouse fonds

  • RC0176
  • Fonds
  • 1947-2003

The fonds contains: correspondence; conferences; offprints, typescripts, and proofs; McMaster University; journals, awards, travel, photographs, realia; Nobel Prize; manuscripts, typescripts and graphs; offprints, works by otheres, blueprints; tea...

Brockhouse, B. N.

Bertrand Russell fonds

  • RC0096
  • Fonds
  • 1847-2000; predominant 1888-1970

The fonds consists of Russell's manuscripts, correspondence, library, periodicals, offprints, leaflets, photographs, audio discs, audio reels, audio cassettes, films, videocassettes, microfilms, news clippings, posters, some furniture, artwork (in...

Russell, Bertrand

Betty M. B. Houghton fonds

  • RC0555
  • Fonds
  • 1914-1915.

The fonds consists of two albums containing short accounts by soldiers at the hospital of their war-time experiences, as well as poems and addresses.

Houghton, Betty M. B.

Bhāgavata Purāṇa [Bhagavata Purana]

  • MS128
  • Item
  • [17-?]-[18-?]

The manuscript consists of twelve cantos (skandhas). Text on highly burnished paper is in india ink with illustrations and miniatures in gouache with gold pigment; borders in gold leaf. The text is preceded by twenty-five miniatures. There are for...

Biblia Sacra

  • MS106
  • Item
  • [12--]

Biblia Sacra. Produced in France in the first half of the 13th century. There are 45 double column lines to the page in a small gothic hand on fine vellum, ornamented with 63 illuminated and 73 historiated initials. Most of them have red and blue ...

Bill of sale [Kauff-Brief.]

  • MS130
  • Item
  • 3 June 1716

Item consists of a bill of sale [Kauff-Brief] by Andreas Roessner, burgess and basketmaker at Kelheim [Kerbelmacher zu Kelhaimb] in Bavaria, and Maria his wife. The other party to the sale is named Christopher [Nachhilter?], burgess and soap-boile...

Roessner, Andreas and Maria

Birthday cards, 1950-1969

  • RC0096-723
  • Series
  • 1950-1969

Series consists of approximately 500 cards congratulating Russell on his birthdays over the years 1950-1969. Includes cards from family members, friends, and other individuals and organizational bodies. Most were acquired with Archives 1, while a ...

Blanche and Edward Frappier fonds

  • RC0099
  • Fonds
  • 1943-1946

The fonds largely consists of letters written by Edward to Blanche Frappier while Edward served at the HMCS Cornwallis, HMCS Stadacona, and HMCS Scotian shore-based training facilities in Nova Scotia. Letters were also written during Edward’s serv...

Frappier, Edward Joseph

Boer War stereographs

  • RC0810
  • Collection
  • 1900-1901

This collection of stereographic images depicts scenes from the South African War, or Boer War (1899-1902). The images were produced by Underwood & Underwood (and one by the Keystone View Company). The Underwood cards are captioned on the front in...

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